Whitepaper – VHD Getting Started Guide

Picture of a giant hard driveWhitepaper Title: VHD Getting Started Guide
File name: VHD Getting Started Guide.docx
Data Published: May 27, 2010
Language: English
File size: 1.13 MB
Pages: 82
Download URL: Click here

Description:
This guide provides an introduction to virtual hard disks (VHDs) in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. It includes an overview of technologies that you use to configure VHDs, as well as procedures to help guide you through deploying VHDs.

Contents:

  • Virtual Hard Disks in Windows Server 2008 R2 & Windows 7
  • What’s New in Virtual Hard Disks
  • Getting Started with Virtual Hard Disks
  • Introduction to Virtual Hard Disks
  • How to Perform Common Tasks
  • Appendix: Tools, Scripts and APIs
  • FAQ: Virtual Hard Disks in Windows 7
  • Power Management for Network Devices in Windows 7
  • What’s New in Power Management for Network Devices

Source: Keith Combs’ Blog

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Downloads – 2008 R2 Netsh Technical Reference

Command Prompt Title: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server
Netsh Technical Reference
Author: James McIllece, Brit Weston, Jim Holtzman, Greg Lindsay, Corey Plett, Dave Bishop, Karen Carncross
Date Published: May 2010, Microsoft Corporation
File size: 869 KB 
Format: CHM file (help file) 
Download URL: Netsh_TechnicalReference.zip

Description:

This document provides a comprehensive command reference for networking technologies such as:

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Network Policy Server (NPS)
  • Network Access Protection (NAP)
  • Network Tracing
  • Routing and Remote Access
  • And other technologies for which there are netsh commands.

Screenshot of 2008 R2 Netsh Technical Reference

Netsh commands offer an alternative to configuring network technologies using the Windows interface. You can run netsh commands in batch files and scripts, and you can run them from the netsh prompt by manually typing commands. You can use netsh commands to configure both local and remote computers.

Props: Found via Keith Combs’ blog

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Crazy Screenshots – Geek Heaven

Today I have been to geek heaven… and it’s full of stars!!

Where exactly is geek heaven? Here:

  • Playing Pac Man
  • In a Safari web browser
  • Which is on the www.google.com home page
  • Running on a Mac
  • Which is a virtual machine
  • Running on VMware
  • Running inside Windows 7 64-bit

Folks, Geekdom does NOT get any better than this:

Playing PacMan on the Google.com home page in Safari on a Mac in a virtual machine on Windows 7.

Today, I truly earned my “Uber-Geek” license plate.

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KYSBSUG May 2010 – VMware

VMware logo We’ve talked at KYSBSUG about Hyper-V, and now we’ve got two excellent speakers to present the other ‘elephant in the room’ – VMware.

VMware offers both for-free and for-fee tools to handle virtualization needs both large and small. Come see how VMware stacks up to Hyper-V, Citrix, and the other virtualization competitors. Can you virtualize SBS with VMware? Should you? Come find out!

KYSBSUG May 2010 – Meeting #75 – VMware
Presenters: Michael Patrick & Craig Stein from The Mirazon Group
Date: Wednesday May 18, 2010
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM Eastern
Venue: The Mirazon Group
Address: 312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 111, Louisville, Kentucky 40222
Map: Click here
Registration URL: Due to limited seating, registration *IS* required.
Click here to register today!

Important: This meeting is at a different venue this month (not at Money Concepts). Check the map link if you’ve not been there before.

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